Delegates represent CEA members at national urban council

Delegates from the Columbus Education Association (CEA) attended the 2010 Summer Meeting of the National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA) in New Orleans from June 26-29. CEA has been a member of the council for many years. Ohio members of NCUEA include CEA, the Dayton Education Association and the South-Western Education Association.

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CCS, others at Race to the Top starting line

The application period for Ohio’s public school districts and charter schools to join the state’s Race to the Top (RttT) application expired on Friday, Jan. 8.

The most recent list released by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) contains the names of 483 traditional public school districts and charter schools as participating Local Education Agencies in the states RttT efforts.

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Charters Outnumber Traditional Districts In Preliminary Ohio RttT Participant List

"Race Track - Start 50" by Flickr user Celikins.

The time period for Ohio’s public school districts and charter schools to join the state’s Race to the Top (RttT) application expired on Friday, Jan 8. Guidelines for the grant set by the United States Department of Education prevent private schools from applying for RttT funds. Only public school districts and charter schools were allowed join a state’s grant application.  

On Thursday, Jan. 7, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) released an incomplete list containing  the names of 252 traditional public school districts and charter schools as participating Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in the state’s RttT efforts.

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